Bog-shoe Hiking Tour at Dunika bog

Booking: info@purvubrideji.lv

Overview

Dunika bog is 7000 years old with up marsh landscape, pools, an unusual-looking pines, which in reality is several hundred years old. Route suitable for lovers of intense feeling, because throughout underfoot are unstable and insidious basis. During the hike you will be able to see the world of moss, small pine trees, deep pools, tiny dark lakes and smell wild rosemary. There is a picnic area with benches and a campfire site in the bog. On request we can provide a large soup pot and hammocks for a relaxing stay.

The trail is not marked in nature and is not intended for walking without a “Bog-shoeing” guide.

Trekking boots with waterproof membrane or rubber boots are required.

Features and amenities

Skill
MModerate hiking is usually suitable for beginners who want a little challenge. There will be some obstacles in the area, such as fallen trees or wrecks. The route is usually 4-7 km long. Suitable for older people with active lifestyle and children aged 8-10 years.

Distance

~ 5 km

Duration

~ 4 hours

Location

242 km from Riga in the parking lot near the mire footbridge.

Season/s

All year

Condition

A natural raised bog (85%), footbridge (15%)

Amenities

Suitable for children, information boards, recreation area/picnic ground, camping area

Guided group prices (EUR)

Groups smaller than 10 persons, 200,00 EUR per group

Groups of 10 or more, 20,00 EUR per person

Bog shoeing trip can be varied with the length of the route and the duration of the hike from 3 hours up to the whole day.

Getting there

It’s best to go by car. Click on the link to open the destination coordinates in the navigation application when using waze or google maps or using coordinates 56.281524, 21.383078

What to bring

You should wear comfortable clothes and footwear. Take swimwear and camera with you. And don`t forget high spirits!

NB! For groups we can design a private programme that best suits your wishes, time limits and budget!